Fiesta tops the league of best-selling used cars on

Time 7:54 am, June 16, 2014

Surging_demand_for_Ford_Fiesta_ST_prompts_production_boost_Ford_45582THE Ford Fiesta has ranked as the best-selling used car on in May.

The supermini took the title of ‘most popular car’ for the third month running with 9,956 units sold, with the Ford Focus in second place at 8,733 units. Meanwhile, the Vauxhall Corsa was in third place with 6,475 units sold.

Drop-tops were highly sought too – the website saw an increase of 35 per cent for the BMW 1 Series Convertible.

Dermot Kelleher, director of marketing and business intelligence at, said: ‘Once again, the nation remains consistent with its choice of the top five most popular used cars, which is broadly reflective of the position for new car sales as well.

‘However, we have seen changes lower down the table, with the Fiat 500 entering for the first time and the BMW 3 Series increasing in popularity during May.

‘The rising stars outside the top 10 included city cars, the Skoda Citigo and VW Up, alongside the mid-size luxury SUV Lexus RX. In addition, the summer sunshine, which started to rear its head in May, has prompted an increase in searches and sales for a number of convertible models, most notably the BMW 1 Series, Mazda MX-5 and Mercedes Benz SLK.’

Top 10 most popular cars on

1. Ford Fiesta 9,956
2. Ford Focus 8,733
3. Vauxhall Corsa 6,475
4. Vauxhall Astra 6,315
5. Volkswagen Golf 3,997
6. BMW 3 Series 2,856
7. Nissan Qashqai 2,794
8. Fiat 500 2,769
9. Vauxhall Insignia 2,686
10. Vauxhall Zafira 2,463

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James – or Batch as he’s known – started at Car Dealer in 2010, first as the work experience boy, eventually becoming editor in 2013. He worked for Auto Express as editor-at-large and was the face of Carbuyer’s YouTube reviews. In 2020, he went freelance and now writes for a number of national titles and contributes regularly to Car Dealer. In October 2021 he became Car Dealer's associate editor.

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